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Career Resources: Web Sites

Provides a guide to accessing and using library resources relating to career information, selection, and job searching.

Selected Career, Occupation, and Job Search Internet Resources

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CareerZone Information on careers, including educational and/or training requirements, job outlook and salary data. Published by the New York State Dept. of Labor. 

Job Zone New York State Dept. Of Labor job search and career resources.

College Majors 101 This site's goal is "To teach students about different college majors in depth so that they can make more informed college and career choices."

New York State Dept. of Labor Career services information for New York State.

Labor Statistics for the North Country Region New York State Dept. of Labor. Find out about occupations with the most hiring and significant industries in the region.

USA Jobs The official job site of the United States Federal Government.

New York State Department of Civil Service - Exam Information This page provides a listing of upcoming New York State Civil Service examinations.

Occupational Outlook Handbook  Accessible in both print and electronic formats, the Occupational Outlook Handbook provides career information from the U.S. Department of Labor. Describes job responsibilities, working conditions, training and education required, earnings, and anticipated job prospects for a wide range of occupations.

 O*Net Dictionary of Occupational Titles with O*Net Definitions Accessible in both print and electronic formats, the O*Net Dictionary of Occupational Titles is known for providing detailed lists of tasks, skills, abilities, and knowledge areas associated with specific occupations. The online version also allows you to search for jobs grouped together in families, search specific industries for associated jobs, and browse jobs based on the need for specific education, such as science or mathematics for example.